After many years of witnessing first hand and studying the current status quo of Caesarian sections in childbirth in South Africa, I am presenting a Cape Town VBAC Stats and Facts Workshop at Mtwana Birth Centre on 9th July 2016. This workshop is for anyone interested in learning more about Vaginal Birth After Caesarian (VBAC) or preventing a caesarian section. Continue reading
Mtwana Birth Centre is proud to present International Healer and Ecstatic Birth proponent Binnie Dansby, who has been working with breath and ecstacy for 30 years. Her workshops are designed to empower each person through the use of practical and powerful tools, techniques, inspiration, and the breath. Continue reading
I am holding a series of workshops across South Africa covering all you need to know as a birth professional to effectively manage cases of Shoulder Dystocia, beginning in April 2015.
Shoulder Dystocia describes cases during birth where a baby requires an assisted manoeuvre in order to allow the baby’s shoulders to pass through the birth canal. Understanding the specific causes of Shoulder Dystocia and learning how to assist a baby caught in this predicament can dramatically reduce Continue reading
What a wonderful week I spent in Gauteng with generous hosts and eager students, with the aim of empowering midwives in South Africa, and reducing neonatal morbidity and mortality with respect to shoulder dystocia. Just today, a doctor related to me how a woman had arrived at the hospital fully dilated and Continue reading
Spiritual Birth is pleased to present a Weekend Training Seminar on Saturday and Sunday the 14th and 15th June 2014. The seminar will cover all aspects of Supporting Physiological Births at Home for childbirth educators, doulas, birth professionals, midwives and mothers interested in learning more about birth. Continue reading
This is a little short notice, but I wanted to tell you all about a workshop I am giving on Thursday the 12th of September 2013. The workshop will be on Supporting Physiological Births at Home. In this morning workshop we will be discussing all aspects of this physiological birth and how to support it in the home environment, a subject which is very close to my heart. Continue reading
Marianne is hosting a Spiritual Birth Workshop in Scarborough, Cape Town on the weekend of the 16th and 17th February 2013. With a panoramic view of nature and the ocean, this idyllic location is a perfect place in which to explore the spiritual effects of natural birth! Continue reading